FOOD & DRINK AT CANDACRAIG
So many of life’s precious moments are made around the dining table, and guests at Candacraig can expect eclectic flavours, indulgent cuisines and memorable meals with family and friends.
Epicureans will be very much at home here. Whether it’s a light morning at breakfast time, a lavish three-course dinner or a sociable evening spent tasting some of Scotland’s finest single malt whiskies and Scottish gins, we are tailor-made for hosting, serving, tasting and enjoying.
Each menu is bespoke ensuring all types of dietary or religious food requirements are catered for.
The wonderful complexity and rich heritage of Scottish whisky is alive and well here — and Candacraig is the perfect venue to explore your tastes.
Our Whisky Library is an esteemed collection, years in the making, that offers rare drams and famous favourites alongside a selection of some of Scotland's finest gins.
Upon request, we are pleased to arrange expert-led whisky tastings, whisky pairing for fine dining and tours of the region's celebrated distilleries.
OUR LOCAL DISTILLERIES...
Taste, savour, compare and contrast — and delve into the details of the ‘amber nectar’ that’s beloved worldwide.
Private events and functions are made possible thanks to the availability of excellent private chefs, who can tailor your menu to all requirements.
Scotland’s seafood, meat and game are famous all over the world.
Our private chefs have worked with us for several years and they will work with guests to create bespoke menus with a selection of dishes to suit personal preferences and requirements.
From a picnic on the heather covered hills to a wood-fired feast in our garden, from a healthy working lunch to a traditional Scottish Burns supper, everything is possible!
THE SCOTTISH LARDER
The making of a meal at Candacraig starts with sourcing local, quality ingredients — and we are very proud to work with a range of Scottish food producers and suppliers, each handpicked for consistent high standards, sustainability credentials and attention to detail.
Scotland has a bountiful larder at its fingertips, and at Candacraig we make use of the best. The majority of our suppliers are based nearby in Aberdeenshire and Perthshire — and this includes sourcing farm reared meats, Scottish game, seafood, fresh bread and vegetables.
We select specialist items from further afield but still ethically produced — such as cheeses from The Fine Cheese Co. in England and Sturia French caviar.
A UNIQUE & MEMORABLE STAY
Attentiveness, discretion and care for small details are guaranteed when being looked after by our long-standing and local staff, who offer a 24-hour service during your stay. They have built a wealth of experience and knowledge which makes every one of our guest’s experiences personal. We are also lucky to be surrounded by a fantastic local community who is very fond of Candacraig and they are often seen working around the house and garden.
Before your arrival, you will engage with Federica who takes care of our sales and itinerary planning. Our Event Manager Katrina who along with her team will look after you during your stay. Heather and her team ensures the house is immaculate and you have everything you need for a good night's sleep. James our ex-British Army paratrooper will accompany you on the more adventurous activities.
Candacraig is one of Scotland's finest exclusive-use venues. Exceptional hospitality is complemented by a majestic Highland location, where the atmosphere is always warm and welcoming.